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Re: Is the dependency rule distribution-wise?

Jules Bean <jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk> writes:

> On 25 Feb 1999, James Troup wrote:
> >  
> > > Giving the package maintainers more control over the overrides for
> > > their own packages seems a good strategy. Can you tell us why this
> > > approach was abandoned earlier?
> > 
> > How about because a certain developer would be free to NMU like it was
> > going out of fashion to ``fix'' crushingly urgent priority bugs?
> That's not a reason, is it?

I don't believe it is, either.


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